May loses Lords vote on post-Brexit powers for ministers

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Peers rip up ‘the blank chequebook that ministers sought to give themselves’ as government suffers heavy defeat Peers and MPs claimed a significant victory on Wednesday when an attempt to give sweeping powers to ministers was thrown out of the Brexit bill as complaints about the power of the Lords to reverse the decisions of the Commons grew louder. Related: David Davis: a man with the utmost conf ▶ Full story on
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